Boeing in the third quarter reduced deliveries of commercial aircraft by 5.5%

Boeing в III квартале сократил поставки коммерческих самолетов на 5,5%

Deliveries of commercial aircraft, the American Boeing Co. in the third quarter of 2016 decreased by 5.5% compared to the same period last year, to 188, said in the release.

The report notes that, in particular, decreased delivery model Boeing 737, from 126 to 120 units, the Boeing 777 from 27 to 22 units, as well as the Boeing 787, from 37 to 36 units. In General, the supply of commercial aircraft to the company for the year currently totalled 563 units. While in the same period of 2015, this indicator was at the level of 580 units.

In its financial statements for the first half of 2016, the company predicted that shipments for the year will be 740-745 units. However, as Reuters reported in September, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg (Dennis Muilenburg) reported that the company may not achieve the target due to lower than expected sales.

Boeing manufactures a wide range of civil and military aircraft, is developing a space program. In the structure of Boeing are two major units — Boeing Commercial Airplanes engaged in construction of civil aircraft and Integrated Defense Systems, which performs space and military programs. The company’s plants are located in 70 countries, products are exported to 145 countries. Staff — about 159 thousand people.